Austria was bracing for an influx of 10,000 migrants on Saturday, as Europe's increasingly divided countries stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to their neighbours.
Sweden's prime minister, Stefan Löfven, Austrian chancellor, Werner Faymann, and Germany’s vice-chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, put the finishing touches to a plan to push for an EU treaty amendment to strengthen the rights of wage-earners, Swedish news agency TT reported on Saturday.
Nordic countries dominated the 2015 International Student Satisfaction Awards, with Denmark named the fourth best destination country for students.
Twenty rescue operations Saturday picked up more than 4,500 people off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard, which was coordinating the response for yet another boat in distress in the Mediterranean.
World Cup winner Mario Götze plans to raise funds to help Germany`s immigrants amidst the on-going crisis by auctioning his playing boots embroidered with the hashtag "#refugeeswelcome".
Hundreds of Finnish protestors demonstrated on Saturday morning at the Swedish-Finnish border against an influx of refugees, while on the Swedish side many campaigners were demonstrating their support for the refugees.
Nine youngsters aged between 15 to 20 years-old were taken in for questioning after an 18-year-old man was killed in a brawl in central Söderhamn on Friday night.
Major Spanish and European banks warned Friday that Catalonia would put "financial stability" at risk if it separated from Spain and the EU, potentially driving them to abandon the region.
Few things are so closely tied with Germany's national identity as the automobile. But changes in demographics, consumer behaviour and new technologies are beginning to steer that relationship, especially for young people, in a different direction, analysts say.
At least 10,000 refugee children have arrived in Sweden since the beginning of 2015 — a sharp rise from previous years — making it the EU nation with the highest number by far.
Danes Mikeal Torpegaard and Frederik Nielsen were unable to keep pace with their Spanish rivals on Friday in Odense.
The Syrian refugee family whose plight was made famous when they were tripped by a Hungarian camerawoman as they fled were greeted by the stars of Real Madrid, including Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday